Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
An international road map to the Kennedy Center’s World Stages festival
Washington Post - 3/7/2014 6:42:32 PM
Two actors play multiple roles in this antic production, co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center’s Theater for Young Audiences program and recommended for age 8 and up. Description: A staged reading of a new chamber opera by Iraqi American playwright ...
EA Sports: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Has Six Ways to Win, Bonus Modes
Softpedia News - 3/6/2014 10:36:57 AM
The development team at EA Sports working ... and will feature all the 12 official stadiums of the Brazil World Cup. The company explains in the official announcement that “Like the popular Online Seasons mode found in FIFA 14, online matches will ...
World War One, a hundred years on, entrenched on London stages
Thomson Reuters - 3/4/2014 11:00:48 AM
Playwright Peter Gill's "Versailles" dealing with the peace treaty that ended the 1914-18 war - but which in Gill's and many historians' view set the world on the road to the next ... It's still a raw nerve in a country where the war wiped ...
Liberia: World Bank Supports Road and Bridge Works
AllAfrica - 1/25/2014 8:46:55 AM
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved ... and improve the government's institutional capacity to manage the country's road sector. The Urban and Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (URIRP) was approved in 2009 to support ...
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
news.oneindia.in - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
This Man From Calgary Spent 23 Years on the Road, Visiting Every Country in the World
smithsonianmag.com - 10/17/2013 6:37:57 PM
Mike Spencer Bown, 42, has been on the road since he sold his import company and, in 1990, left his home in Calgary. This week, upon arriving in Ireland, he completed his mission of more than twenty years—to experience every country in the world.
The world's deadliest road
theguardian.com - 12/8/2012 11:59:03 PM
And this is a World Bank road. You would never ever build a road like this in a developed country. Why is it OK for it to be built with millions of pounds of international money here in Bangladesh? Because these people are poor and it doesn't matter?"
British country lane road rage attack caught on video
NBCNews.com - 5/14/2012 10:29:17 PM
LONDON - Police in Britain released video footage of an apparent road-rage incident between an angry woman and a man on a bicycle on a country lane, ITV News reported Monday. The clip shows a man wearing Wellington boots and flat-cap cycling along the ...
Rushing on by road, rail and air
The Economist - 2/13/2008 11:56:07 PM
The world's largest, designed in the gently sinuous form ... The ministry's Huang Min says that railways in the booming east of the country could be run “according to market principles”. Investors, he says, will be attracted by the huge pent-up demand ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
In the developing world, road accidents will soon overtake HIV/AIDS ... fatalities are roughly equal to the number who died in 2011 uprising and cost the country more than $1 billion per year. The data for the map comes from the World Health ...
Building the World's Most Sustainable Modern Town
Mashable - 2/6/2014 12:07:26 PM
"I think I'll go back to school for [sustainable] construction management, and eventually get a master's degree in urban design and development. This all began at Kalu Yala," he says. Brigitte Desvaux, operations director and chef for the intern ...